Better-Designed Teacher Training to Fast Track Improved Learning Outcomes


World Teachers’ Day has just been celebrated last Sunday, 5 October. The day is dedicated to honouring the teachers around the world for their contribution to people’s lives and the society in a greater sense. In schools, students express their gratitude to their teachers. In the bigger world … [Read more...]

Leeds Aims to Get 250 New Academics to Solve Global Problems


Starting 1 October, the University of Leeds will be recruiting 250 early career researchers as academic staff and teach using innovative research-led means. The university wants to enhance its interdisciplinary research and teaching and has earmarked £100m to recruit “250 great minds” over the next … [Read more...]

UK Education System: Efficient Rather Than Effective


The education system of the United Kingdom is cost-efficient but not very effective. Compared with that of other countries, the UK system churns out good value in exchange of the money the government pour in it. However, the results of the education – or the performance of pupils – is not that good … [Read more...]

Competition Awards Unconditional Admission Offer

Competition Awards Unconditional Admission Offer

A contest could be the unique route of an aspiring student to admission into university. The winner of an advertising contest will be offered a completely unconditional slot by Falmouth University in its BA in creative advertising. The university aims to attract more talents to the course and make … [Read more...]

Legislation Is Needed for University Board Gender Equality in Scotland


Self-regulation is not enough to bring about gender equality on the composition of university boards. This is what the National Union of Students Scotland says. The group found out that the female to male ratio of members in university boards all over Scotland is only 3:7. The students point out … [Read more...]

Teaching Still Undervalued Despite Clamour

Teaching Still Undervalued Despite Clamour

Recently, many universities have started to offer teaching-route professorships. This is in response to students’ demand for more focus on teaching rather than on research. They have instituted promotion incentives for these positions so that many excellent candidates will be attracted. But the … [Read more...]